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What are the reason of tetanus neonatorum?

What are the reason of tetanus neonatorum?

See below: Neonatal tetanus is common in developing countries where pregnant women are not properly immunized against tetanus and unsterile handling of umbilical cord is prevalent. ...Read more

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Can a tetanus shot give you a mild temp & feel a bit off. ?

Can a tetanus shot give you a mild temp & feel a bit off. ?

Tetanus toxoid: If you received this you may have a systemic reaction to the vaccine in the form of low grade temp elevation, but would not simply assume this is related to the vaccine because the two things occurred in the same time period. They may be temporally but not causally related and if the symptoms persist would see a doctor. ...Read more

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I had stepped on pointed object 11 day back, no blood and wound was there , just a mild pain and i had tetvac 8 years back, am i at risk of tetanus?

Possiblly: If the object broke the skin, then yes you are at slight risk for tetanus. You should get a tetanus booster every 10 years, but every 5years in the event of an injury. ...Read more

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Full body weakness and mild paiin after tetanus diphtheria shot..even after 72 hours ..is it serious?

Probably not: Flu like symptoms may happen for few days after vaccination, it usually clears by itself, some tylenol (acetaminophen) and good hydration might help. If symptoms prolongs after a week, have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a very mild cut on my hand but with dirt in it. What should I do, get a tetanus booster?

I have a very mild cut on my hand but with dirt in it. What should I do, get a tetanus booster?

Clean it 1st!: First, clean the wound (mild soap and water) making sure you have removed all the dirt particles, apply a topical antibiotic agent (neosporin) and bandage. Check with your doctor as to when your last tetanus vaccine/booster was given. If it's been a while, your doctor may want you to get a booster and also put you on antibiotics if the wound is at significant risk of infection. Go see your doc! ...Read more

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Passed 48day after exposed by cat dissection.I took rabiesvccine, rig&tetanus after16day of exposed.I hav mild tingling&twitching all over body.Plzhelp?

Passed 48day after exposed by cat dissection.I took rabiesvccine, rig&tetanus after16day of exposed.I hav mild tingling&twitching all over body.Plzhelp?

See a doctor: You should see either a neurologist or an infectious diseases expert or both asap. This could be reaction to vaccine or infection of some sort following your exposure. Go now. Do not wait. ...Read more

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Fell in tub yest. Hit head and went to er given tetanus and dr glued cut on head. Feel just yuck and mild nausea and little appetite. Ok or return?

Fell in tub yest. Hit head and went to er given tetanus and dr glued cut on head. Feel just yuck and mild nausea and little appetite. Ok or return?

Reassess: If you are feeling that bad, at least have another assessment. Better to do that than ignore your symptoms. It may be symptoms of a concussion but you want to make sure you have no bleeding. All the best. ...Read more

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Feeling muscle weakness and mild pain throughout body, two days after Tetanus shot. Is it a side effect?

Feeling muscle weakness and mild pain throughout body, two days after Tetanus shot. Is it a side effect?

T Tetanus t: Sometimes the tetanus vaccine can cause mild side effects which may include soreness, redness, or swelling at the site of the injection, fever, headache or body aches and fatigue. These can be managed using NSAIDS and should resolve in a day or two. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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